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EPISODE #187
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: THE DEACON AND PARISH LIFE

Host Deacon Steve Greco enjoys a great time of fellowship and conversation with dear friends John and Cindy Erdag.

John as officially been “Deacon John” for going on 16 months now, based at his parish St. John Neumann in Irvine.

He is enjoying his calling immensely. Listen in, and you’re sure to be inspired!

 

Originally broadcast on 3/24/19

 

EPISODE #181
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: LIVING OUT YOUR FAITH – A CONVERSATION WITH DON WAGNER, THE MAYOR OF IRVINE

On today’s installment, Deacon Steve welcomes Don Wagner to the program. He happens to be the mayor of Irvine, California.
Don shares the story of marrying his high school sweetheart, and raising his three children in southern California. He also talks about the process of integrating his Catholic faith into all aspects of life.. and that includes the political realm.
Listen in, and be sure to share this podcast with others!

Originally broadcast on 1/27/19

EPISODE #158
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: SHARING OUR FAITH WITH COLLEGE STUDENTS

Host Deacon Steve Greco interviews guests on a variety of topics. On this week’s program, Steve is thrilled to welcome one of his dear friends to the studio, Fr. Francis Vu.

Fr. Francis is, among other things, the chaplain for Catholic students on the campus of University of California, Irvine (UCI).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 8/5/18

 

EPISODE #61
CATHOLIC SPORTS VIEW: GUESTS INCLUDE LUKE MAXWELL, STEVE CHURM & RICK THOMPSON

Host Bob Gibson interviews coaches and players throughout the various Catholic high schools in Orange County. We’ve got another packed show for you today. Our guests include: Luke Maxwell (youcantbeerased.com); Steve Churm (Great Park Sports Park project in Irvine, CA); and Rick Thompson (head coach of “E Sports” at Mater Dei High School).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/30/18

CHRISTOPHER TUAN PHAM

Age:     43

Years in the priesthood:     8

Hometown:     Irvine

Favorite pastimes:     Swimming, cooking, singing

Favorite destinations:     Rome, France and Hong Kong

First job:     Receptionist at Ramada Hotel

Favorite areas of ministry:     Hearing confession, anointing of the sick and celebrating Mass

Favorite book:     “The Confessions of Saint Augustine”

Favorite scripture:     Matthew 25, The Last Judgement